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Bass

Making quick and effective decisions will put more bass in your boat right now.2-Minute Drill for Bass

2-Minute Drill for Bass

Making quick and effective decisions will put more bass in your boat right now.

Pete Robbins

Popping and crawling baits are a necessity to the topwater bass angler's arsenal.Magical Topwater Part 3: Plopping/Crawling Baits

Magical Topwater Part 3: Plopping/Crawling Baits

Popping and crawling baits are a necessity to the topwater bass angler's arsenal.

Justin Brouillard

Lunar followers often check moon phases as well as timing of minors and majors.The Effects of Solunar Forces on Bass Fishing

The Effects of Solunar Forces on Bass Fishing

Lunar followers often check moon phases as well as timing of minors and majors.

Steve Quinn

Non-tournament anglers won't kill smallmouths caught deep if they follow a few simple rules.Fizzing Smallmouths

Fizzing Smallmouths

Non-tournament anglers won't kill smallmouths caught deep if they follow a few simple rules.

In-Fisherman Staff

Carolina-rigging is admittedly an “old-timey” technique but one that can outperform others throughout the season.Carolina Rig Revival

Carolina Rig Revival

Carolina-rigging is admittedly an “old-timey” technique but one that can outperform others

Steve Quinn

Walleyes and bass are a lot more alike than you might think.What Can a Walleye Guy Teach You About Bass?

What Can a Walleye Guy Teach You About Bass?

Walleyes and bass are a lot more alike than you might think.

Pete Robbins

Walleye

Here we take a look at the common types of walleye forage.Types of Walleye Forage

Types of Walleye Forage

Here we take a look at the common types of walleye forage.

David A. Rose

Here's some of the best locations for your shot at a giant walleye.Best Locations for Giant Walleyes

Best Locations for Giant Walleyes

Here's some of the best locations for your shot at a giant walleye.

Steve Ryan

A spinner-crawler rig on a bottom bouncer has proven deadly for walleye to those who have perfected the tactic.Spinner-Crawler Rigs on Bottom Bouncers for Walleyes

Spinner-Crawler Rigs on Bottom Bouncers for Walleyes

A spinner-crawler rig on a bottom bouncer has proven deadly for walleye to those who have

Michael Veine

Fish cannot, we soon find, be bought or bribed.Fishing for Walleyes

Fishing for Walleyes

Fish cannot, we soon find, be bought or bribed.

Doug Stange

These open-water patterns will help you in your search for giant walleye.Open-Water Strategies for Giant Walleye

Open-Water Strategies for Giant Walleye

These open-water patterns will help you in your search for giant walleye.

Steve Ryan

These open-water patterns will help you in your search for giant walleye.Open-Water Strategies for Giant Walleye

Open-Water Strategies for Giant Walleye

These open-water patterns will help you in your search for giant walleye.

Steve Ryan

Catfish

Don't focus on all the extra water, focus on the pinch points where the cats are.Catfish in High Waters & Flooded Fields

Catfish in High Waters & Flooded Fields

Don't focus on all the extra water, focus on the pinch points where the cats are.

Dan Anderson

For its relatively small size, the Red River of the North has legions of enormous channel catfish.Channel Cat Feeding Factors: Timing Peak Bites

Channel Cat Feeding Factors: Timing Peak Bites

For its relatively small size, the Red River of the North has legions of enormous channel

Cory Schmidt

There's advantages, and disadvantages to both.Braid vs. Mono for Catfish

Braid vs. Mono for Catfish

There's advantages, and disadvantages to both.

Steve Ryan

Catfish are simple creatures that can be caught using the best catfish rigs. Catching them is simply a matter of putting a good bait in the right in front of them. 8 Best Catfish Rigs - When, Where and How to Use Them

8 Best Catfish Rigs - When, Where and How to Use Them

Catfish are simple creatures that can be caught using the best catfish rigs. Catching them is

In-Fisherman

Consider the following important factors in selecting an appropriate model.Kayak Fishing for Catfish

Kayak Fishing for Catfish

Consider the following important factors in selecting an appropriate model.

Steve Ryan

The fishing on the Red River is as good as it's ever been.Tips & Tactics for Red River Catfish

Tips & Tactics for Red River Catfish

The fishing on the Red River is as good as it's ever been.

Doug Stange

Panfish

Scooping out nests, laying eggs, warding off nest invaders, staring down or dodging toothyFind Your Biggest Bluegills During Summer

Find Your Biggest Bluegills During Summer

Scooping out nests, laying eggs, warding off nest invaders, staring down or dodging toothy

Matt Straw

The process to creating fishing fun for new or youth anglers begins with simplicity.School's Out: Fishing Fun Begins

School's Out: Fishing Fun Begins

The process to creating fishing fun for new or youth anglers begins with simplicity.

David A. Brown

During summer, panfish need to eat the most, as energy reserves burn faster in the warmest water of the year. How to Find a Summertime Panfish Pattern

How to Find a Summertime Panfish Pattern

During summer, panfish need to eat the most, as energy reserves burn faster in the warmest

Matt Straw

The new pending world record exceeds the 6-pound mark.World Record Redear Sunfish

World Record Redear Sunfish

The new pending world record exceeds the 6-pound mark.

In-Fisherman Staff

Targeting jumbo perch in early spring is not as difficult as you may think.Micro Swimbaits for Early Perch

Micro Swimbaits for Early Perch

Targeting jumbo perch in early spring is not as difficult as you may think.

Justin Brouillard

Less action is more when stubborn crappies refuse to eat.Never Jig a Crappie Jig

Never Jig a Crappie Jig

Less action is more when stubborn crappies refuse to eat.

Mark Hicks

Pike & Muskie

Big northern pike are tough, but the battles are worth the effortBig Pike Smackdown

Big Pike Smackdown

Big northern pike are tough, but the battles are worth the effort

David A. Brown


Big water equals big fish. There's truth to this statement when it comes to fish at the top end3 Prime Locations for Big Muskies

3 Prime Locations for Big Muskies

Big water equals big fish. There's truth to this statement when it comes to fish at the top

Steve Ryan

Do pike under ice cover choose the same types of habitats they use in summer?Pike Movement and Habitat: Summer vs. Winter

Pike Movement and Habitat: Summer vs. Winter

Do pike under ice cover choose the same types of habitats they use in summer?

Dr. Rob Nuemann

Stick it out on good spots for big muskiesMuskies: Stick and Stay and Make it Pay

Muskies: Stick and Stay and Make it Pay

Stick it out on good spots for big muskies

Matt Ahrenholtz

Muskies demand physical and mental endurance, and a willingness to abide by the learning curve.The Testing Ground of St. Clair's Muskies

The Testing Ground of St. Clair's Muskies

Muskies demand physical and mental endurance, and a willingness to abide by the learning curve.

Pete Robbins

If your passion runs deep for giant pike, these top destinations offer the opportunity to make those dreams a reality.Top Pike Destinations

Top Pike Destinations

If your passion runs deep for giant pike, these top destinations offer the opportunity to make

Steve Ryan

Trout & Salmon

We can spend a lot of money on a fine fly rod and reel, but in the end it's the fly that catchesMatching The Hatch For Selective Trout

Matching The Hatch For Selective Trout

We can spend a lot of money on a fine fly rod and reel, but in the end it's the fly that

Cathy Beck

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as girthLake Trout Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Lake Trout Length To Weight Conversion Chart

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as

Dr. Rob Neumann

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as girthChinook Salmon Weight Conversion Chart

Chinook Salmon Weight Conversion Chart

Several methods are available to estimate the weight of a fish. Some use length as well as

Dr. Rob Neumann

Big lakers will feast during late ice, here's how to locate the fish and how to catch themHard Water Lake Trout, Part 2: Late Ice

Hard Water Lake Trout, Part 2: Late Ice

Big lakers will feast during late ice, here's how to locate the fish and how to catch them

Justin Brouillard

Standing shoulder to shoulder with someone casting in the same hole can be the norm nowadaysReaders Journal: Combat fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead and Brown Trout

Readers Journal: Combat fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead and Brown Trout

Standing shoulder to shoulder with someone casting in the same hole can be the norm nowadays

Matt Michalski

Float rigs for steel during fluctuating water levels.Float Fishing Steelhead

Float Fishing Steelhead

Float rigs for steel during fluctuating water levels.

Matt Straw

Other Fish

Lessons from largemouth can be applied to topwater tuna abroad.5 Bass Lessons from Topwater Tuna

5 Bass Lessons from Topwater Tuna

Lessons from largemouth can be applied to topwater tuna abroad.

Pete Robbins

Their fighting ability is far superior to the largemouth bass—more par with muskies.The Case for Super Bass (AKA Snakeheads)

The Case for Super Bass (AKA Snakeheads)

Their fighting ability is far superior to the largemouth bass—more par with muskies.

Steve Ryan

Introduced species often directly or indirectly adversely affect native species.Questioning Fish Introductions

Questioning Fish Introductions

Introduced species often directly or indirectly adversely affect native species.

Dr. Hal Schramm

To consistently catch saugers, particularly super-size spots, anglers must first understand a bit about their behavior.Tips & Tricks for More Saugers

Tips & Tricks for More Saugers

To consistently catch saugers, particularly super-size spots, anglers must first understand a

Dan Johnson

A trophy alligator gar may live to be 50 to 80 years old and yet spawn only a handful of times in its lifetime.Going for Gator Gar

Going for Gator Gar

A trophy alligator gar may live to be 50 to 80 years old and yet spawn only a handful of times

Steve Ryan

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.

Steve Ryan

Ice Fishing

For the most part, basins are mid- to late-winter haunts for perch, crappies, and bluegills.Tools of the Trade for Basin Panfish

Tools of the Trade for Basin Panfish

For the most part, basins are mid- to late-winter haunts for perch, crappies, and bluegills.

Matt Straw

Implementing a tip down into your ice-fishing arsenal will yield more bites when the bite gets tough.Tip Down Tune Up

Tip Down Tune Up

Implementing a tip down into your ice-fishing arsenal will yield more bites when the bite gets

Bill Wenzel

Here's some great tips for taking channel cats through the ice.Ice Fishing Catfish

Ice Fishing Catfish

Here's some great tips for taking channel cats through the ice.

Steve Ryan

There's a lot more to it than just catching fish.What It's Like to Be an Ice Fishing Guide

What It's Like to Be an Ice Fishing Guide

There's a lot more to it than just catching fish.

Matt Straw

If you have yet to ice fish with a spooler-type reel, you should this winter.Why You Should Fish with an Ice Spooler This Season

Why You Should Fish with an Ice Spooler This Season

If you have yet to ice fish with a spooler-type reel, you should this winter.

Gord Pyzer

Keep these simple concepts in mind when looking for active fish beneath the ice5 Secrets To Fine Tune Big Lake Hardwater Walleyes and Perch

5 Secrets To Fine Tune Big Lake Hardwater Walleyes and Perch

Keep these simple concepts in mind when looking for active fish beneath the ice

Ross Robertson

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